High School Sports

  • A milestone
  • Brighton runners trek to Alamosa for Joe Vigil Open
  • PVHS boys capture EMAC golf crown

    WESTMINSTER — Prairie View High School captured the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference golf title this season.

    The ThunderHawks beat rival Brighton by 13 strokes. It puts PVHS in the EMAC-hosted golf regional tournament at 11 a.m., Sept. 16, at Meadow Hills Golf Course, 3609 S. Dawson St., Aurora. BHS will compete in its regional tournament starting at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 15, at Raccoon Creek Golf Course, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton.

  • BHS rolls to undefeated volleyball start



    Jonathan Maness

    Sports correspondent


    BRIGHTON — It may be early in the season, but there may not be a better volleyball team in the state than the Brighton Bulldogs. 

  • Softball: Brighton slips to No. 2 in 5A polls

    AURORA -- Brighton lost its spot atop the state's class 5A softball teams this week.

    The chsaanow.com poll put Dakota Ridge in the top spot. The Bulldogs are No. 2. Columbine, which is the 10th-rated team in this week's survey, trimmed BHS 7-5 in a suspended/rain-delayed game in the Dave Sanders Tournament over the weekend.

    Other members of this week's top 10 include Legend, Mountain Range, Legacy, Douglas County, Eaglecrest, Castle View and Fossil Ridge high schools.

  • Brighton athletic schedule Sept. 16

    Here is today's Brighton area prep sports schedule:

    Golf:  Prairie View's regional tournament is at Meadows Golf Course, 3600 S. Dawson St., Aurora. Tee time is 11 a.m.

    Tennis: Brighton @ Rangeview, 4 p.m.

    Softball: Adams City @ Prairie View, 4 p.m.; Brighton @ Rangeview, 4:30 p.m.

    Soccer: Eagle Ridge @ Denver School of Science and Technology, 4 p.m.

  • BHS scoreboard


    Brighton shaded Westminster 3-1 Sept. 9 on Brighton's field.

    Melissa Rahrich pitched and batted the Bulldogs to the win. She had a home run among her three hits. Rahrich also struck out 11 Wolves in a complete-game effort. Kayla Michel added a home run to go with two other hits. BHS moves to 5-1 on the season, 2-0 in the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference.

  • Prairie View scoreboard


    Prairie View is finding wins hard to come by this season.

    Pomona rode three goals from Luis Aguilar to a 5-1 home-field win against the ThunderHawks Sept. 8. No stats were available for PVHS.

    Lincoln beat the T-Hawks 5-2 Sept. 12 at Prairie View. Elio Delgado scored three goals for the Lancers.


    Greeley West stopped Prairie View 28-26, 14-25, 25-21, 19-25, 16-14 Sept. 8 on the T-Hawks' floor.

  • Eagle Ridge scoreboard


    Eagle Ridge stopped Skyview Academy of Highlands Ranch in straight sets Sept. 8. The scores were 25-20, 25-17, 25-18.

    Hannah Williams had 17 kills. Sidney Benson chipped in with six blocks, while Ellie Lewis had 28 assists.

    "The girls have been fighting a nasty cold, so they are trying to play through the illness," ERA coach Stephanie Hose said.

    ERA also knocked off Campion Academy 25-15, 25-16, 25-15 Sept. 9 in Loveland.


  • BHS athletic schedules


    Rocky Mountain 7 p.m. Aug. 29

    @Mountain Vista 7 p.m. Sept. 5

    (at Shea Stadium)

    Northglenn 7 p.m. Sept. 12

    @Denver East 7 p.m. Sept. 19

    (at All City Stadium)